Membership Categories & Fees

OEATA Membership Categories and Fees

All Professional Member Categories – $85


Expressive Arts Therapist (ExAT) 

Refers to one who has fulfilled the requirements of an OEATA recognized EXAT training program, who may or may not perform the regulated act of psychotherapy and who is actively working in the field as an EXAT in Canada.

Creative Arts-Based Therapist

Refers to one who has fulfilled the requirements of an OEATA recognized EXA continuing education program, who may or not perform the regulated act of psychotherapy and who is actively working in their field in Canada. (eg. MA, or equivalent, in Art, Dance Movement, Drama, Music, Narrative, Play, Sand Therapy)

Expressive Arts Practitioner
Refers to artist-educators/arts centred social justice activists and arts-based consultants who do not perform the regulated act of psychotherapy and have completed an EXA continuing education program (eg. Certificate, less than a year) through an OEATA recognized institution.

Supporting
Refers to the professional who is eligible to register to practice psychotherapy through their own college, such as the MSW, RN, OT, MD etc., and has completed an Expressive Arts Foundations Certificate through an OEATA recognized institution.

International – $85 CAD
Refers to individuals residing outside Canada who want to maintain an affiliation with OEATA.

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Student – $25
Refers to students who are registered in an ExAT/ExA training program recognized by OEATA. ExAT graduates remain eligible for the student category for up to one year after graduation.

Inactive – $40
Refers to the ExAT/ExA who has taken a leave from their practice, permanent or otherwise, and who wants to remain involved. To be considered for reactivation, the ExAT/ExA will notify the Membership Committee in writing.

The above member categories are entitled to sit on committees, attend the annual general meeting (AGM), can hold office and vote.

Affiliate – $85
Refers to training institutions, foundations, businesses, and associations that have an interest in the development of the Expressive Arts Therapy field.


All fees are stated in cad dollars

Accepted Payment
PayPal | E-transfer to: info@oeata.ca
Please send cheques to:
OEATA Membership Committee 61 Berkshire Ave. Toronto, ON, M4M 2Z6

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